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Five handy travel items

Me No Speak Book
These “passport-sized” books provide travelers with “critical phrases” about food, money, and other matters in the local language. Just “open the page and point.”
Price: $9.95
Contact: Menospeak.com
Source: Time

Non-iron Cotton Shirt
“No matter how many time zones” you cross, this wrinkle-resistant button-down from Brooks Brothers “goes the distance.”
Price: $79.50
Contact: Brooksbrothers.com
Source: Travel + Leisure

SteriPEN
Clean water is a luxury in many parts of the world. This ultraviolet-light wand “zaps all those nasty microorganisms” in less than a minute.
Price: $129.95
Contact: Steripen.com
Source: Memphis ­Commercial Appeal

Travelon Sheets
A “must for long trips,” these compacts hold 50 thin sheets of shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, body wash, hand soap, or laundry soap.
Price: $2.95
Contact: Packinglight.com
Source: The Boston Globe

12-Language Speak­ing Global Translator
“An essential device for communicating and doing business overseas,” this translator stores 450,000 words and 12,000 phrases.
Price: $199.99
Contact: Franklin.com
Source: Success

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